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Church of Santo Domingo (Iglesia de Santo Domingo)

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This ornate baroque church was built by indigenous converts between 1571 and 1611.
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Puebla, Mexico
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Inside this beautiful church at the end and the left side is the Santa Rosario chapel. You will be amazed with the gold all around. It's just stunning from the floor to the ceiling and all around.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This small church is none the less spectacular with it's gold and carved wood work. We were told that eggs were incorporated into the artwork but it was difficult to ascertain if this was true or not. Located on a busy corner in the centre...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Free entrance. When we visited it was very quiet and without tourists. Is very big and very wide. The chapel is all covered by gold.

Thank EriBrunette
Reviewed October 11, 2018 via mobile

The most beautiful chapel I had seeing, do not leave Puebla with out visiting, I felt so bless to be able to go

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Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

If you are travelling to Puebla for sure you have to visit this baroque church with plenty of baroque elements and a well known chapel.

Thank ElenaP2205
Reviewed August 22, 2018

You need to go inside and get a tourist guide to be able to understand all the magnificence of the Church. There is a lot of history behind all the paints, altars, sculptures, etc. It is incredible to see an Altar about 60 feet high...More

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Reviewed July 30, 2018

There are hundreds of churches in Puebla and it's surroundings and yes, this is another big and beautiful one.

Thank Arturo S
Reviewed July 8, 2018

one of many churches in Puebla, it is worth taking the time and having a quick look inside to see the beautiful architecture

Thank Piotr M
Reviewed June 19, 2018 via mobile

One must enter the unattractive exterior to proceeds down to main altar and see the massive gorgeous Rosary Gold gilded chapel. Unbelievable how art could be so overwhelming!

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Reviewed June 9, 2018

This is a Franciscan church which is evident by the Franciscan robe tie on the exterior of the posas (Look for the three knots on the chord signifying charity, poverty and obedience). The church interior was closed as it suffered a good deal of damage...More

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